October 23, 2019

Cayman Airways fleet back to full strength

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A Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300 that has been out of service for the last two weeks is scheduled to be returned to service across this weekend [July 29-30]. The aircraft has been off island at the airline’s heavy maintenance provider, having a structural repair accomplished on an area of the fuselage that was found damaged […]

Cayman Airways fleet branded with commemorative 50th anniversary logo

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The entire Cayman Airways fleet got some extra special branding this week with a vibrant new 50th anniversary logo, as the airline gears up to celebrate this milestone achievement in August. “We’re very excited to see all of our aircraft flying this commemorative logo for such a historic milestone,” said Cayman Airways President and CEO, […]

Historic turtles released in Cayman Brac

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The Cayman Turtle Centre has made history by releasing eight yearling green sea turtles into the wild for the first time in Cayman Brac. Government leaders, local residents and island visitors gathered at the South Side public beach on Friday, 23 March 2018 to witness the turtles make their way out into the open sea […]

The Editor Speaks: Well done Cayman Airways pilots

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It is actually a rare occurrence thankfully to have an emergency landing here in the Cayman Islands. We did have one last Thursday (14) when Cayman Airways’ Tampa flight KX200, operated by VP-CNG, had to return to Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) shortly after its 11:50am takeoff. So rare, a Rooster 101 radio disk jockey […]

Cayman Airways launches nonstop flights to Roatan, Honduras

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Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has launched a new regional route connecting Grand Cayman and Roatan, Honduras, with twice-weekly nonstop flights. The inaugural flight to Roatan, KX844, departed Grand Cayman on Thursday March 16, 2017 following a customary ribbon cutting ceremony by airline and government officials at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). The Cayman Islands Fire […]

Cayman Airways statement on emergency landing of flight to Miami Tue (13)

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CAL statement on KX106 event on Sept. 13, 2016 On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Cayman Airways flight KX106 to Miami took off from Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman at approximately 6:00pm, but returned to ORIA shortly after, when the flight crew determined that the landing gear had not retracted. Prior to returning […]

Cayman Airways announces fleet modernization plan

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Cayman Airways has received approval from the Cayman Islands Government to proceed with its Fleet Modernization Plan. This plan will commence in the fourth quarter of this year and will see the airline’s current fleet of 122-seat Boeing 737-300 aircraft fully retired and replaced with new Boeing 737-8Max aircraft, by 2020. “This government is delighted […]

Cayman Airways bans hoverboards from aircraft

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Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) joins with many international airlines in announcing the banning of “hoverboards” on its aircraft. Effective immediately, the lithium battery powered self-balancing personal transportation devices, commonly referred to as hoverboards, are banned from being transported on all passenger and cargo flights. This immediate restriction has been put in place due to safety […]

Cayman Airways gives Pirates Week a lift

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This week’s launch of the Cayman Islands’ national festival, Pirates Week, comes with the annual support from the country’s national airline, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL). As the “Official Airline” of Pirates Week, Cayman Airways has been a major sponsor of the festival for about as many years as the event has been around. In its […]

iNews Briefs

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Jamaica police hunt killers following brutal murder of four men in payroll heist From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Tuesday October 14, 2014, CMC – Jamaica police were continuing the search for gunmen who shot and killed four men transporting two million dollars (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.002 cents) to pay employees of a Chinese firm constructing a […]